Democratic presidential competitor Pete Buttigieg ventured into his own youth experience to offer a 11-year-old in Iowa some guidance on the most proficient method to deal with a bully.
Then, the South Curve, Indiana city hall leader uncovered that facing a domineering jerk was one reason why he was rushing to unseat President Donald Trump next year.
Buttigieg told the examiner, distinguished just as Rebecca, that he had been harassed himself as a youth.
“Everybody who’s distinctive can be harassed,” he said on Saturday in a video posted online by the Des Moines Register. “What’s more, the mystery is, everyone’s distinctive in some way.”
Buttigieg said numerous harassers were tormented themselves and most have “something somewhat broken in them.” He recommended an approach to “pop the inflatable” and remove the air from the bully.
“Turn to a domineering jerk and inquire as to whether they’re alright and they won’t comprehend how to manage you,” he stated, adding:
″[R]emember that you’re greater than they are, that you have a greater heart, and to attempt to figure out how to demonstrate that. Furthermore, to recall that there’s an individual in there, as well, most likely an individual who’s been harmed somehow or another which is for what reason they’re pivoting and harming you.”
He likewise said that it took discipline not to restore the bullying.
“Sometimes you simply need to give it directly back,” Buttigieg said. “But you have control. You have power about whether that domineering jerk aggravates you into a variant of yourself or a superior rendition of yourself.”
At one point amid his answer, somebody in the group of onlookers yelled: “Sounds familiar!”
“Sounds recognizable, yeah,” Buttigieg concurred. “I think it truly matters we have a president who doesn’t demonstrate that sort of conduct. It’s one reason I’m running for president.”
See his full answer below: